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Gayle scored his fourth goal in eight matches with fellow striker Marouane Chamakh rounding out the scoring

Hoilett grabs Blackburn vital relegation battle point

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Ben Foster hopes Birmingham retain Roger Johnson

Birmingham goalkeeper Ben Foster hopes key defender Roger Johnson stays at the club but conceded "everybody has their price".

'Wanted' Ben Foster enjoying spell at Birmingham

Ben Foster believes the fine start to his Birmingham career is down to "feeling needed and wanted".

BBC Proms: Doctor Who, Royal Albert Hall, London

While the queues for Sunday morning's Doctor Who Prom snaked, as usual, past the Royal Albert Hall, once inside it was clear that this was no ordinary Prom audience. There were tweed jackets and velvet bowties galore, and the arena was filled with children clutching cardboard cut-outs of Daleks and pointing at the Tardis, which had somehow landed on stage next to the old bust of Henry Wood.

McLeish signs up 'ambitious' Foster

Birmingham City manager Alex McLeish hopes Ben Foster can resurrect his career with a fresh start at St Andrews after signing the goalkeeper from Manchester United. The England international has agreed a three-year contract after moving for an undisclosed fee, reported to be £6m.

Ben Foster expected to stay at Old Trafford

Sir Alex Ferguson expects Ben Foster still to be at Manchester United next season.

Phoenix, Roundhouse, London<br/>Peter Gabriel, O2, London

Too cool for charisma? Must be French electro pop

Peter Gabriel, The O2, London

An old master strips back the covers

Foster won't demand Manchester United exit

Ben Foster has no intention of banging on Sir Alex Ferguson's door and demanding to know why his World Cup dream is in jeopardy.

The secret life of the beard

To mark the dramatic return to form of the manly growth, as sported by England's David Beckham, Katy Guest explores the history of facial hair

Sportsmen who failed to reach their potential

Ben Foster - the obvious England no 1 and the natural successor to Edwin van der Sar at Manchester United. Apart from it hasn't worked out that way.

Van der Sar in Manchester United reserve return

Manchester United goalkeeper Edwin van der Sar is set to return from injury in tonight's reserves match away to Everton.

Pandorum (15)

Paul W S Anderson produced this stranded-spaceship thriller, so expect variations on his earlier Event Horizon, Resident Evil and Alien vs Predator.

Give Foster time says McClair

Manchester United's youth academy director Brian McClair has come to the defence of England goalkeeper Ben Foster.

Van der Sar out for eight weeks

Manchester United will start the new season without Dutch goalkeeper Edwin van der Sar, who faces an eight-week layoff with a broken finger.

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